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Energy Bill Passes House In Concurrence With The Senate

May 9, 2018

Today, in the early morning hours, I found myself in the middle of the most wrenching situation I've had in my eight years in the Legislature. The end result was important: the landmark energy bill passed the House and will be sent to the Governor for signing. But the path to passage was tortuous, splitting the energy and environmental cause community and leaving the outcome very much in doubt.

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Supporting Renewable Energy

April 30, 2018

I stood with workers from the solar power industry in support of fixes to Senate Bill 9 to assure continuing our successful net metering program which is the cornerstone of our expansion of renewable energy.

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Youth Climate Action Day

April 18, 2018

It was great to see so many young pro-environment activists working to raise awareness today at the State Capitol for Youth Climate Action Day. I look forward to working with them and seeing their continued advocacy in the months and years to come for a better environment.

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Deadline Coming For Heating Assistance

March 28, 2018

We are closing in on the deadline to apply for heating assistance. Don't wait to the last minute. If you are eligible for home heating assistance, this program may help you. The general deadline for applications is May 1, 2018, however, eligible households that are subject to a shut-off notice by a utility for heating bills have an extended deadline of May 15.

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